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The Career Musician Ep. 52: Silent Partner - Daryl Simmons

Pantheon - The Music Podcast Network

Daryl Simmons attended North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana together with future Pop and R&B producer-songwriter-singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. The duo would write songs at each other's homes on a consistent basis. With the success of “Two Occasions”, the trio began working with outside artists such as Pebbles, Sheena Easton, The Whispers, Paula Abdul, Karyn White, Johnny Gill and Bobby Brown.Reid and Edmonds relocated to Atlanta in 1989, to form their own company, LaFace Records. The duo was joined by Simmons and together they discovered, signed and produced their own artists such as Toni Braxton, TLC, Usher, Damian Dame and OutKast. In 1991, Simmons co-wrote and co-produced Boyz II Men's most successful song to date, “End of the Road”, from the Eddie Murphy movie, Boomerang. The song garnered a Grammy Award in 1992 for “Best R&B Song”. “End of the Road” topped the charts from August 15 through November 7, 1992, setting a record for most weeks at number one with 13 weeks, beating Elvis Presley's 11-week hold with "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel". Presley's record had stood 36 years.Simmons, Edmonds and Reid collaborated again with Whitney Houston on The Bodyguard soundtrack (since 1990's album "I'm Your Baby Tonight"), which went on to sell more than 45 million albums worldwide. The trio also worked with Michael Jackson on his Dangerous album. Although the trio’s songs didn’t make it into the album's final cut, Simmons enjoyed working with Jackson and deems it an “amazing experience”.In 1994, Edmonds released the solo album, “For the Cool in You”. Simmons was a major contributor to this triple platinum album. Edmonds collaborated with Simmons on Aretha Franklin's, "Willing to Forgive" which reached no. 5 on the R&B charts, and Mariah Carey's “Never Forget You” which peaked at number 7. Simmons and Edmonds also penned Tevin Campbell’s smash hit, “Can We Talk”.In the mid ‘90s as the trio’s collaborative efforts began to slow, Simmons formed his own company, “Silent Partner Productions”. Simmons built a state-of-the-art recording studio and began working on solo projects. He wrote and produced a Top 10 Pop hit for Monica with “Why I Love You So Much” (#3 R&B). Simmons also produced and co-wrote Dru Hill’s “In My Bed”. "In My Bed" was a number-one platinum-selling R&B single by R&B group Dru Hill. It is the second single from their eponymous debut album. The single spent three weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number four on the US pop chart. Simmons followed this hit with a ballad from the same Dru Hill album, “Never Make a Promise”. The single spent four weeks at number one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number seven on the US pop chart.Other notable productions include songs and production for Elton John, Destiny's Child, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Mýa, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Dru Hill, Kevon Edmonds and 98 Degrees, amidst many, many more!Website: http://www.darylsimmons.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daryllsimmons/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DarylSimmonsMusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

9 Aug 2020

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SHK 021: "How To Get Your Best Night's Sleep and Improve Your ZZZ's" with Daryl Simmons

Stay Healthy Knoxville

How have you been sleeping? Have you ever wondered how you would feel in the day if you got a perfect night’s sleep, consistently every night?  I’m super excited about having Daryl Simmons on the latest episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville. Daryl Simmons is a sleep expert and director of marketing at Mlily USA. We are going to learn about why sleep matters, how much sleep you need, what types of things are getting in the way of a good night's sleep and all about finding and selecting YOUR best mattress.   Listen to the podcast episode to find out more about: Who is Mlily ? Why are they different than a lot of other mattress companies Why does sleep matter? How sleep can affect memory and performance How much sleep do I need?  Child, teenager, adult, older adult, vs athlete. Why as a society are we getting less sleep? How do electronics get in the way? How is sound, coolness etc... helping people sleep better? Why do you promote cooling while sleeping? Mlily is a company that innovates and designs the best sleeping surfaces that you can find. Mlily USA is headquartered here in west Knoxville. The company has evolved enough to be ‘Redefining Sleep’ on a more global scale. Their growth has brought their amazing product to over 70 countries worldwide including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, Serbia, New Zealand, and more.  Mlily has a special offer for anyone who is interested in a new mattress. Come into the store, buy a mattress and mention Simply Physio at time of purchase or use coupon code SimplyPhysio/mlily online and you will receive 2 free pillows! If a new and better mattress would help improve your sleep- then be sure to check out Mlily. Their showroom is located at Located in the Village Green Shopping Center Address: 11537 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934 Phone: (865) 271-9191 Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville! Dr. John-Mark

50mins

24 Jul 2020

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Ep 52 || Daryl Simmons

I Love Music Podcast with Jen Fodor

Daryl Simmons is a Grammy Award Winning songwriter & producer. He has worked with Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Toni Braxton & TLC along with so many legendary artists. He co-wrote and co-produced Boyz II Men's most successful song to date, “End of the Road” that won a Grammy Award for “Best R&B Song” in 1992. We had such a great conversation talking about his journey about how he met and worked with LaFace Records production duo L.A. Reid & Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. We also cover songwriting, working with Whitney and Michael & so many more great stories. Check out this interview!

1hr 1min

30 Jun 2020

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Silent Partner | Daryl Simmons EP. 52

The Career Musician

Daryl Simmons attended North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana together with future Pop and R&B producer-songwriter-singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. The duo would write songs at each other's homes on a consistent basis. With the success of “Two Occasions”, the trio began working with outside artists such as Pebbles, Sheena Easton, The Whispers, Paula Abdul, Karyn White, Johnny Gill and Bobby Brown. Reid and Edmonds relocated to Atlanta in 1989, to form their own company, LaFace Records. The duo was joined by Simmons and together they discovered, signed and produced their own artists such as Toni Braxton, TLC, Usher, Damian Dame and OutKast. In 1991, Simmons co-wrote and co-produced Boyz II Men's most successful song to date, “End of the Road”, from the Eddie Murphy movie, Boomerang. The song garnered a Grammy Award in 1992 for “Best R&B Song”. “End of the Road” topped the charts from August 15 through November 7, 1992, setting a record for most weeks at number one with 13 weeks, beating Elvis Presley's 11-week hold with "Hound Dog" and "Don't Be Cruel". Presley's record had stood 36 years. Simmons, Edmonds and Reid collaborated again with Whitney Houston on The Bodyguard soundtrack (since 1990's album "I'm Your Baby Tonight"), which went on to sell more than 45 million albums worldwide. The trio also worked with Michael Jackson on his Dangerous album. Although the trio’s songs didn’t make it into the album's final cut, Simmons enjoyed working with Jackson and deems it an “amazing experience”. In 1994, Edmonds released the solo album, “For the Cool in You”. Simmons was a major contributor to this triple platinum album. Edmonds collaborated with Simmons on Aretha Franklin's, "Willing to Forgive" which reached no. 5 on the R&B charts, and Mariah Carey's “Never Forget You” which peaked at number 7. Simmons and Edmonds also penned Tevin Campbell’s smash hit, “Can We Talk”. In the mid ‘90s as the trio’s collaborative efforts began to slow, Simmons formed his own company, “Silent Partner Productions”. Simmons built a state-of-the-art recording studio and began working on solo projects. He wrote and produced a Top 10 Pop hit for Monica with “Why I Love You So Much” (#3 R&B). Simmons also produced and co-wrote Dru Hill’s “In My Bed”. "In My Bed" was a number-one platinum-selling R&B single by R&B group Dru Hill. It is the second single from their eponymous debut album. The single spent three weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number four on the US pop chart. Simmons followed this hit with a ballad from the same Dru Hill album, “Never Make a Promise”. The single spent four weeks at number one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number seven on the US pop chart. Other notable productions include songs and production for Elton John, Destiny's Child, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Mýa, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Dru Hill, Kevon Edmonds and 98 Degrees, amidst many, many more!http://www.darylsimmons.com/

42mins

25 May 2020

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Aston Martin Prank & Grammy Award Winner Daryl Simmons

Caddyswag Show

Caddyswag Radio pulls off hilarious prank call on Aston Martin dealer, followed by an exclusive one on one interview with multi Grammy Award winner Daryl Simmons. Get more Caddyswag Radio Show live on freshcoastlive.com #freshcoastlive.com

42mins

27 Aug 2015